MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A62
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170710
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 09:14
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 483
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 740
MC Mixed 706
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 208
Parallax 241
72% 226 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 214
Splatting 161
75% 174 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$70
200GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 290 291 291 288 290 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 292
Mixed 274
SusWrite 290
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 40.2
174% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 240
206% 304 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 128%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 160 164 163 163 165 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 146
Write 146
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 163
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$173
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.2% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 20.3
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) Builds (Compare 3,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M3 (MS-7A62) - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,077
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